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Jun.02.2011
"To blog or not to blog: that is the question." –Not Hamlet, Act III, scene 1 It's time to haul out your iambic pentameter, your "alarums" and "forsooths," and blog this week in the style of the Bard of Avon. Or, write in your own voice but as if you were living in...
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May.30.2011
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity." –General Dwight D. Eisenhower, leader of the Allied invasion of France during World War II As the United States observed Memorial Day last weekend, we thought of...
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May.23.2011
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity."  –General Dwight D. Eisenhower, leader of the Allied invasion of France during World War II As the United States observes Memorial Day next week, we think of the...
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May.22.2011
"When people signed the Declaration of Independence, they weren't sure what was on the other side. That's how deep change starts: commitment and courage." –Red Room business author Dave Logan. Dave is offering his book, Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Powerful...
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May.14.2011
"When people signed the Declaration of Independence, they weren't sure what was on the other side. That's how deep change starts: commitment and courage." –Red Room business author Dave Logan. Dave is offering his book, Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Powerful...
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May.14.2011
On his recent show featuring the new Doctor Who, late-night host Craig Ferguson extolled the venerable British TV show as "the triumph of intellect and romance over brute force and cynicism." While there's plenty of science fiction that puts brute force and cynicism front and center, my...
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May.09.2011
"Fantasy is the impossible made probable. Science fiction is the improbable made possible" –Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone. This week, we'd like you to blog about your favorite science fiction story. If your favorite is a classic by H. G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, or Octavia...
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May.09.2011
Many writers can no longer make a living freelancing, whether due to changing business models, technologies, or cultural shifts. There's talk of mutiny, but much more talk about how to adapt. Some writers are thriving and others are not. Can we even say what writers want as if we were a monolithic...
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Apr.28.2011
(For instructions on this week's blog topic, favorite science fiction story, click here.) Many writers can no longer make a living freelancing, whether due to changing business models, technologies, or cultural shifts. There's talk of mutiny, but much more talk about how to adapt. Some writers are...
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Apr.27.2011
(For the writing for free blog topic wrap-up, please click here.) "IN THIS WORLD, NOTHING CAN BE SAID TO BE  CERTAIN, EXCEPT DEATH AND TAXES" - Benjamin Franklin. Income taxes were due in the United States last week, so we asked Red Roomers to blog about the inevitable: death, taxes,...